Birth Name: Anne Igartiburu Verdes
Place of Birth: Elorrio, Basque Country, Spain
Date of Birth: 18 February, 1969
Ethnicity: Basque, as well as one eighth Spanish [Aragonese] and 1/16th Galician
Anne Igartiburu is a Spanish television presenter and actress. Since 1997, she has presented daily celebrity news programme Corazón on Televisión Española. From 2005 to 2009, she hosted the Spanish adaptation of Dancing with the Stars.
Anne is the daughter of José Manuel Igartiburu Zabala and María Lourdes Verdes Rola. She is married to conductor Pablo Heras-Casado. She has two children with her former husband, ballet dancer Igor Yebra; and a son with Pablo. Her two children with Igor are adopted from India and Vietnam.
Anne’s paternal grandfather was Manuel Igartiburu Espallargas (the son of Clemente Igartiburu Murillo and Juliana Espallargas de Gracia). Manuel was born in San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa. Clemente was the son of Modesto Igartiburu Vicente and Francisca Murillo Aspurz. Juliana was the daughter of Julián Espallargas Orcal and María de Gracia Serrano.
Anne’s paternal grandmother was Tomasa Zabala Peluaga (the daughter of José Francisco Zabala Susperregui and Josefa Ramona Peluaga Lasalde). Tomasa was born in Irun, Gipuzkoa. Francisco was the son of José Manuel Zabala Landa and Josefa Ignacia Susperregui Amantegui. Ramona was the daughter of Juan Vicente Peluaga Recarte and María Felipa Josefa Lasalde Alcayaga.
Anne’s maternal grandfather was José Félix Verdes Elorriaga (the son of Emeterio Verdes Achirica and Blasa Gavina Manuela Elorriaga Mendieta). José Félix was born in Bilbao, Biscay. Emeterio was the son of Domingo Verdes Caule, who was Galician, from Malpica de Bergantiños, A Coruña, and of María Balbina Achirica Aldecocea. Manuela was the daughter of José María Jacinto Elorriaga Arandia and María Rosario Bruna Mendieta Ipiñazar.
Anne’s maternal grandmother was Ana Fidela Rola Aramburu (the daughter of José María Leoncio Rola Andicoechea and Ana Aramburu Mendieta). Ana Fidela was born in Plentzia, Biscay. José María was the son of José Domingo Rola Andraca and Tomasa Daniela Andicoechea Zuazo. Anne’s great-grandmother Ana was the daughter of Juan Bautista Aranburu Elortegui and Petra Mendieta Soltura.
Baptismal record of Anne’s paternal great-grandfather, Clemente Igartiburu Murillo – https://www.familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Anne’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Francisca Murillo Aspurz – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Anne’s maternal grandmother, Ana Fidela Rola Aramburu – http://www.euskalnet.net